Houston, TX, August 08, 2020 --(PR.com
)-- “Always Say Hi: The Introvert’s Guide to Overcoming Rejection,” written by Houston Midtown resident, John Antonio, has been nominated for a 2020 Author Academy Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry.
Always Say Hi book is up for an award in the Advice category, which highlights books giving exceptional advice on specific topics to reader communities. The book details how to create amazing social connections anywhere, anytime amidst the rapid social changes affecting society.
“Hundreds of books from authors throughout the world are up for an Author Academy Award,” said Kary Oberbrunner, founder of Author Academy Elite and the Author Academy Awards. “Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention.”
Authors of all kinds - indie (self-published), traditional, or collaborative published - are being considered for the award in one of sixteen categories. Entries are being reviewed and evaluated on popular vote, social contribution, and overall presentation (cover, content, flow, and originality) by the Academy's voting membership comprised of best-selling authors, literary agents and industry leaders.
The top ten finalists in each category will be invited to present their book synopsis at an Author Academy Awards Red Carpet Session on in Columbus, Ohio. Winners will be announced later that evening at the Author Academy Awards Ceremony where they will be invited to give an acceptance speech. Winners will also receive:
- Press release and media story presented to their hometown press by a professional PR firm.
- Traditional media and social media press including features on select podcasts, shows, vlogs, blogs and articles.
- Lifetime "Your Pace" level access to 30 Days to a Bigger Stage Experience©, an online program helping authors get publicity for their book.
- The opportunity of presenting their book synopsis on the Igniting Souls Conference main stage in front of a global audience.
About the Author Academy Awards
The Author Academy Awards is an award bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry. It is presented annually by Author Academy Elite, a premium service provider for authors, at the Author Academy Awards Ceremony. For more information on the awards, visit authoracademyawards.com.